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Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
Current version for 13 September 2019 to date (accessed 20 September 2019 at 15:29)
Part 6 Division 1A
Division 1A Communications under Divisions 2 and 3 through NSW planning portal
57   Definitions
(1)  In this Division—
document or information includes any application, notification, advice or request.
relevant authority means a consent authority, a concurrence authority, an approval body or the Planning Secretary.
(2)  A reference in this Division to forwarding or giving any document or information to a relevant authority includes a reference to making any request or application to the relevant authority.
57A   Communications under Division 2 or 3 by means of NSW planning portal
(1)  A relevant authority that is required or permitted by Division 2 or 3 to forward or give any document or information to another relevant authority may do so by means of the NSW planning portal.
(2)  Any requirement in Division 2 or 3 for any such document or information to be given by a relevant authority in writing is taken to have been met if it is done by means of the NSW planning portal.
57B   Time of dispatch and receipt
For the purposes of Division 2 or 3—
(a)  the time at which any document or information is forwarded or given by a relevant authority by means of the NSW planning portal is the time when the document or information is shown on the NSW planning portal to have been sent by the authority, and
(b)  the time at which a document or information is received by a relevant authority is the time when the document or information becomes capable of being retrieved by the authority by means of the NSW planning portal.